Weekend hack - Gifatar on Meteor


This weekend’s hack is Gifatar. With Gifatar you can take a series of mugshots using your webcam and turn them into an avatar … or rather a gifatar. The source is here and the app looks smth like this: 

The app is a fairly standard MeteorJs web application. It uses MongoDB for data storage and an Amazon S3 for storing and serving generated gifs. Camera snapshots are captured using getUserMedia call. 

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